| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:48 PM
General Motors Co. was reeling from its bankruptcy and federal bailout when it launched the Chevrolet Cruze small car — one of the few projects it could pull off amid the financial and political turmoil.
That day in September 2010 marked the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Elmore Leonard, one of America's best known crime novelists, died Tuesday morning due to complications from a stroke, according to Leonard's Facebook page and his longtime researcher at the Detroit News, Gregg Sutter.
Leonard, 87, was working on his...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The roar of eight cylinders echoes off the hillsides as the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray rushes past vineyards and sun-faded barns. The magnetic suspension grips the uneven pavement; the manual gearbox rips through seven crisp shifts as the horizon...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:28 AM
General Motors said it will recall about 293,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedans to fix a brake problem.
The automaker said the 2011 and 2012 model year Cruzes can experience an intermittent loss of brake assist in certain engine-transmission...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:35 AM
An investigation into faulty headlights on more than 100,000 Chevrolet Corvettes has been upgraded by federal safety regulators.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday a preliminary evaluation of headlights on 103,107...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Edward Burtynsky is known as one of Canada's most respected photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes are included in the collections of over fifty major museums around the world, including the National...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:35 PM
NBA superstar Kobe Bryant may be focused on bouncing back from his injury, but the Lakers shooting guard is up to more than running on a treadmill. He and his wife, Vanessa, have put one of their houses in Newport Coast up for sale at $8.599 million....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Strong August auto sales numbers revealed a problem last month that Ford, General Motors and Chrysler once would have begged for -- not enough cars to sell.
All three automakers posted double-digit gains in sales last month and they reported tight...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group all posted double-digit sales gain in August as consumers continued to take advantage of low interest rates and favorable lease deals to replace aging cars.
"The industry as a whole continues to...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Cadillac tipped its hand on future plans Thursday night in Carmel, Calif., revealing a dramatic full-size coupe concept called the Elmiraj.
While General Motors has no plans to put the concept into production, it's a strong indication of where its luxury...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. dumped stakes in Kraft Foods Group Inc., added holdings in General Motors Co. and took new positions in Dish Network Corp., a regulatory filing showed Thursday.
The closely watched investment company cut its...